Expectations of EVERY UB student

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Expectations of
EVERY UB student
It is part of your job as a tutor to help hold
the students accountable for their
commitment to UB – you should know
what that means.
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6 objectives of the UB grant
Academic Performance--Grade Point Average (GPA)
85% of participants served during the project year will have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better on a fourMinimum
point
point scale 2.5
at theGrade
end of the
school average
year.
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Academic Performance on Standardized Test:
77% of UB seniors served during the project year, will have achieved
that the proficient level on state
Test
proficient
in Math & Reading/LA
assessments
in reading/language
arts and math. on the 10 grade WKCE test
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Secondary School Retention and Graduation
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96% of project participants served during the project year will continue in school for the next academic
year,to
at the
the next
grade
level, orlevel
will have
from with
secondary
school with
a regular secondary
Pass
next
grade
orgraduated
graduate
a regular
diploma
school diploma.
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Secondary School Graduation (rigorous secondary school program of study)
75% of all current and prior year UB participants, who at the time of entrance into the project had and
expected high
school graduation
date in the school
will complete
a rigorous
secondary
Complete
a rigorous
HS curriculum
(4year,
years
of core,
2 years
WL) school
program of study and graduate in that school year with a regular secondary school diploma.
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Postsecondary Enrollment
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74% of all current and prior UB participants, who at the time of entrance into the project had an
expected
high school
in the school
year,
enrollthe
in a program
of postsecondary
Senior
cohort
will graduation
enroll indate
college
(2 or
4 will
year)
fall immediately
education by the fall term immediately following high school graduation or will have received
notification,
by the fallor
term
immediately
following for
high a
school,
from start
an institution
higher education,
after
graduation,
file
a deferment
spring
dateof(Reserves).
of acceptance but deferred enrollment until the next academic semester (e.g. spring semester)
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Postsecondary Completion
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57% of participants who enrolled in a program of postsecondary education, by the fall term
Complete
Associates
Bachelor’s
6 years
HS
graduation
immediatelyan
following
high schoolof
graduation
or by thewithin
next academic
term of
(e.g.,
spring
term) as a
result of acceptance by deferred enrollment, will attain either an associate’s or bachelor’s degree
within six years following graduation from high school.
Ongoing expectations
O All students are REQUIRED to:
O Attend weekly tutoring
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sessions
Attend monthly 20 minute
advising sessions
Attend all scheduled Saturday
events
Complete monthly Cyberbound
posts
Maintain a certain minimum
GPA
O 2.5 for 9th and 10th grade
O 2.75 for 11th and 12th grade
O Communicate absences in
advance and for an approved
reason
Excused absences
O School activities if an
official calendar has been
submitted in advance.
O Family/Religious
commitments with a
minimum of 24 hours notice
O Illness
O WORK IS NOT AN EXCUSE
FOR MISSING UB EVENTS or
TUTORING
Ongoing Expectations
O All students are
REQUIRED, every year, to:
O Take a practice ACT
O Submit scores for any
standardized tests given
as school
O All students are expected
to attend:
O The 6 week summer
session
O The 3-4 college visits per
semester
O The optional events
offered each semester
Expectations for cohorts
O Sophomores – must take both the PLAN test
and the WKCE test at their school
O Juniors – must take the ACT by June (end) of
the junior year
O Seniors – must begin college applications by
September 30, complete applications by
January 1, complete the FAFSA by March 1,
submit copies of ALL acceptance and
rejection notices to the UB office.
Expectations of students
during tutoring sessions
O All students should have a planner THEY ARE
USING
O It can be electronic (phone), but paper is better
O We have planners available if a students says they
need one
O All students MUST complete a Study Guide each
week
O All students MUST participate in the small group
activity
O All students are expected to show respect for
themselves, their peers, the staff, and the
facilities
Expectations of tutors during
tutoring sessions
O Check with each student to determine their plan
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for night, assignments, and current grades
Maintain an environment conducive to work
Continually check with students throughout the
night on their progress and need for help
Assist students with homework completion or
refer to another tutor more capable
Check planners and Study Guides for completion
Make comments on Student Guides
CYBERBOUND
O Beginning in November of 2012, UB
students began the Cyberbound Online
classroom for monthly discussion threads.
O Students have monthly minimum
expectations
O All staff have been given access to the class
in order to:
O Check student activity
O Read student posts
Directions for Cyberbound
O Go the the UWL webpage to login to D2L
O Under “Select your login method” students click
on GUEST (not NetID).
O Most login names of first initial.last name
O For example: k.oganowski
O Passwords are student phone numbers,
including area code @UWL
O For example:[email protected]
O There is a google.doc that has been shared with
everyone’s login information
O There is a link to this google.doc on the UB
website
Confidentiality Agreement
O You will be provided access to personal
information about your small group students
O Take this privilege seriously, and do not share
the information with anyone who doesn’t
already have access
O This agreement carries over to when you are
no longer working for the program
Executive Order #54
O http://www.uwlax.edu/hr/current/Policy/EO
-54.htm
O EO #54 requires that all state employees,
including those employed by the UW System,
must report knowledge of child abuse or
neglect that was observed or learned of in
the course of employment.
UB has some GREY area
O Poverty
O Learning of sexual behavior between
teenagers
O 3rd party stories
O Shock seekers
O Bottom line: If the child or other children are
in continued danger – REPORT IT.
What to do & not to do
O DO seek the assistance of your supervisor
O DO NOT self investigate
O Take the information learned, or freely
offered by the student and talk with a
supervisor or Campus Police
O DO NOT offer advice to the student
O DO NOT make promises to the student
O DO NOT talk with other staff members about
the situation
How to report
O Speak with your supervisor
O They will help you decide if this is situation for
reporting, and go with you to report if you
would like.
O If reporting is necessary Campus Police
must be contacted
O You will be asked a series of questions
about the situation and they will take over
the investigation (if they feel a need).
What to expect afterward
O You CAN NOT lose your job or be
disadvantaged for reporting an incident
O You will not be provided follow up
information about the situation
O Your name will not be included in any report
or be mentioned during the investigation
What to do when….
O General things for
everyone:
O Check for late work
O Organization
O Check completed work
O Vocabulary building
O College research
O Long term assignments
O Cyberbound
Freshman
O Common
grammar issues
O Spelling
O Writing skills
O WKCE prep
Sophomores
O Continued grammar issues
O College and Career research
O ACT prep
O Study techniques, notetaking, test prep strategies
Juniors
O ACT prep
O ACT prep
O ACT prep
O College research
O Vocabulary building
O Extra work in most
difficult subjects
Seniors
O Check “to-do” lists
for college
applications
O Scholarship
applications
O Submission of all
application
responses
O Motivations to
maintain GPA
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